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father is a retired lapd captain turned lawyer and represented continuer when he was accused of making false accusations against the lapd. police found his wallet and lapd badge near the san diego airport at 2:30 this morning. they say last night he tied up a man and tried to steal his boat. that was after he opened fire on fellow officers. around 1:30 in corona, lapd officers were working the dorner care and they found him. >> the suspect exited the vehicle and immediately with a shoulder weapon and started to shoot at the officers. >> they returned fire. one officer was grazed in the head by a bullet. 10 minutes later two police officers were ambushed at a stoplight and shot. one was killed. >> it is intense. extremely volatile situation. the suspect is armed. is dangerous. and show as proceed -- propensity to shoot. >> torrance police were involved in two shootings when officers came across pickup trucks similar to the ones believed dorner is driving. neither incident actually involved dorner. in one of the shootings, two people were hit. we do not know the extent of the injuries. k
was unjustly fired by the lapd and needs to clear his name. in a police department with a storied and troubled history, they have never seen anything like this before. here's abc's david wright with the latest. >> attention all units, speed into reference 1199 for lapd. >> reporter: over the past 24 hours, a deadly manhunt across this whole region. >> suspect vehicle still outstanding, it's a black nissan titan. >> reporter: police officers hunting one of their own, a rogue former officer now accused of hunting them. >> of course he knows what he's doing. we trained him. he was also a member of the armed forces. it is extremely worrisome and scary, especially to the police officers involved. >> reporter: it all started sunday with a grizzly double homicide, 28-year-old monica kwan and her fiance keith lawrence shot at close range as they sat in their car. a murder with no apparent motive. the couple had no known enemies. kwan was a popular college basketball coach. >> she was our team leader, and she was always there to help pick somebody else up. unselfish. and she's going to be so missed. >>
in the u.s. navy reserves, honorably discharged just last friday. fired four years ago by the lapd. police claim he bore a grudge against a retired lapd police captain, randy quan, monica's father, as well as other lapd officers. >> of particular interest at this point in the investigation, is a multipage manifesto. >> reporter: in a rambling manifesto posted online, dorner blames quan and other lapd officers of a smear campaign, after dorner reported witnessing a fellow officer commit police brutality. the manifesto vows vengeance. i will bring unconventional and asymmetrical warfare to those in lapd uniform, whether on or off duty. >> lapd is a specific target. but all law enforcement is a target. >> reporter: police set up a command post in the mountains northeast of l.a., where a truck had been set ablaze. that truck turned out to be dorner's. but the suspect was nowhere to be found. cnn's anderson cooper revealed dorner had sent him a package. >> inside the package was a hand-labeled dvd with a yellow post-it note, reading in part, quote, i never lied, apparently in reference to his d
to shoot when confronted. >> based on the manifesto and more people named in it, extra lapd officers are protecting 40 locations whether other possible targets live. >> thank you. as mentioned the face book page includes this 7-year-old photo of him with former police chief william bratton. the picture used in an lapd article about officer who's serve in the military. oakland city council agreed to hire bratton as a consultant for the police department. >> stay with abc 7 news for any breaking developments in this story. >> you can also follow us on twitter and we're updating breaking news on abc 7 news.com. you can get updates on the smart phone by down loading and opting for a push notification. >> vallejo police looking for two men who shot a family of three inside of their home this morning. police say the men were wearing hoods when kicking in the front door of a house on mcdougle street around 3:00 a.m. a brother, sister and mother were shot. after waking up to find the men inside of the home. police dmot have a detailted suspect description at this point. >> not sure why they
officers this morning, one fatally. it happened in riverside county. one lapd police officer was shot and grazed in corona and ten minutes later two riverside police officers were shot. one has died. right now there is a blue alert out in multiple counties, police are looking for christopher jordan dorner, an ex-los angeles police officer and is armed and dangerous. authorities say dorner actually threatened to kill law enforcement officials. he is wanted for the weekend murder of a couple in irvine. the woman's victim gas wad a an attorney who vented him as he fought dismissal from the lapd police force and lost. abc7 is tracking the search and will have a live update in the next half hour. >> people would live in the bay area's largest city are having a change of heart for the taxes. arrest cornell bernard tells us from san jose as the mayor is ready for the state of the city address. cornell? >> normally it is a word no one wants to hear but the mayor will make it a big part of the state of the city address. the word
. a former lapd officer, now an alleged cop killer. police say he isn't just targeting cops, but their families, too. >> this has gone far enough. you know, nobody else needs to die. >> reporter: the killing spree started sunday in orange county, with the baffling double murder of a popular college basketball coach and her fiance. monica quan and keith laurence, shot in cold blood as they sat in their car. only last night did authorities put two and two together. quan is the daughter of retired lapd captain randy quan, who was instrumental in getting christopher dorner fired. in a rambling manifesto posted online, dorner blames quan and other lapd officers of a smear campaign, after dorner reported witnessing a fellow officer commit police brutality. the manifesto vows vengeance. "i will bring unconventional and asymmetrical warfare to those in lapd uniform whether on or off duty." early this morning, that appeared to be no idle threat. 1:25 a.m., corona, an hour east of l.a. police officers acting on a tip exchanged gunfire with a man believed to be dorner. the officer, gra
dorner a former lapd officer is targeting cops and families in retaliation for being fired in 2008 for making falls he statements. they say he's already shot and killed one officer in riverside. shot and killed a daughter and future son-in-law of retired lapd officer in irvine. officers so on edge in torrance they shot at innocent people in two week similar in description to dorner pickup truck. one woman is recovering from gunshot wound. >> extremely intense. extremely volatile situation. armed dangerous and propensity to shoot when confronted. >>reporter: he warned of the shooting rampage on his face book page. violence and action high. unconventional and warfare to those in lapd uniform whether a on or off duty. according to college classmate he displayed signs of violence and always seemed to be reason person. >> frankly seemed to have his act together l. finished college. went to military served our country. served as lots ang police officer. i was really quite frankly proud to know him. somebody i would consider a friend. >>reporter: as for dorner burned out pic
. >>reporter: investigators say dorner a former lapd officer is targeting cops and families in retaliation for being fired in 2008 for making falls he statements. they say he's already shot and killed one officer in riverside. shot and killed a daughter and future son-in-law of retired lapd officer in irvine. officers so on edge in torrance they shot at innocent people in two week similar in description to dorner pickup truck. one woman is recovering from gunshot wound. >> extremely intense. extremely volatile situation. armed dangerous and propensity to shoot when confronted. >>reporter: he warned of the shooting rampage on his face book page. n high. unconventional and warfare to those in lapd uniform whether a on or off duty. according to college classmate he displayed signs of violence and always seemed to be reason person. >> frankly seemed to have his act together l. finished college. went to military served our country. served as lots ang police officer. i was really quite frankly proud to know him. somebody i would consider a friend. >>reporter: as for dorner burned ou
sheriff deputies are expanding the search for a former lapd accused of murdering three people including an officer. >> we will continue searching until we discover these live the mountain or we find him. one or the two. >> we got a new update. the search is under difficult winter conditions. now, katie marzullo is joining us live. >> the sheriff in san bernardino says right now more than 100 officers are searching for christopher dorner. they certained all night. the sheriff says dorner has had plenty of time to league big bear but they do not know if he has left. there is no evidence one way or the other. there are empty cabins in the mountain where the truck was found. officers are searching those. the hunt continues on the ground. >> the fire and ourselves have a snowcap. we put our swat guys in the snow cat and armored personnel carriers with chains. we are on the mountain on the roads with that equipment. >> no one is taking chances. schools in san bernardino are closed for a second day as police continue to search for the man they say opened fire on four police officers killing on
state-wide manhunt continues this morning for christopher dorner the former lapd accused of killing a fellow officer. katie marzullo has been tracking the story since it first broke. and donor's former girlfriend is talking. authorities do not know what christopher dorner will do. a school district just announced they will keep the schools closed today. police think donor could be in that area where they found the burned out truck but people are scared especially people who think they could be a target like his ex-girlfriend who is talking on "good morning america" this morning. >> it is a scary situation. i have the phone on 9-1-1 when i on the door of the apartment. this will probably end very badly for him. i don't see a peaceful ending in the situation just because he has committed so many heinous acts. >> dorner is a former h.p.d. -- is a former lapd officer who feels he was wrongly fired. he is suspected of kill three people including a riverside police officer. officers in lossance are posted at all stations and dozens mentioned under his manifesto are under protection along
following it. >> the search growing for for a follower lapd cop wanted for killing three people. and there is an interest in celebrities? authorities do not know where he is or what he will do but schools and ski resorts are re-opening in san bernardino but they are on high alert. his burned out truck was found there but he could be hours away by now. in his manifesto where he declares war on the lapd he rambles of famous people. donor wrote messages to tebow, and charlie sheen and tv chef and tony women he calls the most beautiful women on the planet and a message to first lady obama saying "off the record i love your new bangs" and was disappointed he would miss "shark week." he is suspected killing a retired officer's daughter and her fiance and a riverside police officers. police are warning people in san bernardino not to open doors to anyone they don't know. officers have searched a las vegas home dorner owns. there appears to be a false sighting in san diego. >> stay with us for continuing coverage of the manhunt. we will update you immediately on any developments right h
of of a former lapd office skbrer her boyfriend in irvine. today he's suspected of killing an officer skb wounding another in riverside. bewe have the story live now in los angeles.epju>[c÷ brandy? >> geechk, dan police have found christopher dorner's truck, the situation is very tense right now in this region. as mentioned dorner was not with bw'rt. footprints were found but police don't know if this accused cop killer is long gone or hiding out nearby. this burned out vehicle is the biggest clue yet in a manhunt for christopher dorner. detectives found his truck in the mountains 90 miles outside los angeles. >> we're sending everything up here teams now surround wilderness looking for dorner. >> plos say he shot two officers this morning in riverside, killing wun they were stopped and just ambushed by the suspect. >> minutes earlier in corona another target. detectives say a bullet grazed an officer's head as dorner sped away in his gray truck. revenge killings after dorner claims he was fired by lapd in 2008 for reporting abuses. and in his alleged manifesto he blames retired captain
quote attacks will stop when lapd states the truth about my innocence. he said when the truth comes out, the killings stop. in the newsroom abc 7 news. >> this is very disturbing. dorner first posted the manifesto here on his facebook page. it's been removed but much of the profile remains intact created just two and a half weeks ago appearing to be a photo buy yog graphy documenting live from early childhood to high school football. to time with los angeles police department and navy. profile includes several photos of diplomas and certificates of achievement, a variety of them including this one. and this photo with william bratton in 2006. of course, bratton just hired by the city of oakland the photo taken for an article. we're peegs a lot about his background together. stay with abc 7 news for coverage of the l.a. police shooter manhunt. we're going to update you during this newscast. whit happens we'll be here up and date you on this major story happening. >> bun violence is on the top of the list. abc 7 news joins us now from sacramento with more on the battle over guns. >> n
state basketball coach and her fiance were shot to death and police want to talk to a man, a former lapd police officer and navy reservist who has been on record saying he wants to kill police officers. we will have more on this story as the information is available. >> other news, police are revealing new evidence if a 1984 disappearance of kevin collins, investigators have released these two to toes of the man identified at wayne jackson but he used a number of fake names including dan therrien the name he was using when he died in 1988. jackson had a history of child molestation including the sexual assault of two kids in canada. he got out of prison in 1984, the same year that kevin collins was abducted at age ten. he lived a block away from where collins disappeared. >> the individual with five names that now we know had a history of molesting young boys, he should haven a much stronger suspect. authorities dug up the garage on masonic and found what appears to be animal bones that are tested in analyzed. >> fairfield police are asking for your help in the killer of a 13-year-old, t
of a retired lapd captain. >> she had such a big heart. why take her away from all of us? >> reporter: the 28-year-old beloved basketball coach was gunned down on sunday, along with her fiance, keith lawrence, while they were sitting in her car. >> a multi-page manifesto is of interest. >> reporter: the document, allegedly posted this week by dorner blames retired lapd captain randy quan and other officers for getting him fired by the department. it claim he was fired for reporting police abuses. it lists the names of daunz officers. threatening to attack the moments, the officers's spouses and children's schools. he said i never had the opportunity to have family of my own. i'm terminating yours. >> we're considering hip armed and dangerous. >> reporter: police in southern california feel they're under attack. one of the lapd officer, who was shot overnight, was on his way to protect one of the people named in the manifesto. all of the people named in that are getting additional security. the cops battening down against this clear threat to them and their families. >> let's bring in brad gar
. and -- >> and then be killed? >> and then be killed. >> reporter: four years ago when he says he was fired by the lapd, he claimed a colleague kicked a detainee. the department disagreed. the former chief who once met dorner doesn't remember the case. >> believe me, the department goes through exhaustive efforts, and there were a multiple series of trials and reviews before an officer would be discharged. >> reporter: no one grows up and wants to be a cop killer, wrote dorner. it was against everything i ever was. in his sometimes rambling 6,000-word statement, dorner says he wants to clear his name and expose corruption. >> he knows what he's doing. >> reporter: but why now? dorner was honorably discharged from the u.s. navy reserve just last friday after ten years' service. including a tour in the persian gulf. was that the trigger for this killing spree? or evidence of careful planning? >> i have more questions than i do have answers at this point. >> reporter: if dorner gets his apparent wish, if he is killed, we might never know the whole truth. nick watt, abc news, los angeles. >> wow. and this 6,00
former lapd officer, christopher dorner, has admitted to killing a popular college basketball coach and her fiance. >> revenge was the apparent motive. the coach's daughter had represented dorner when he was fired from the p.d. in a rambling confession posted online, dorner wrote, quote, i never had an opportunity to have a family of my own. i'm terminating yours. >>> a bombshell in the lance armstrong scandal now. he is reversing course and is now expected to come clean, under oath, to anti-doping authorities. armstrong had until yesterday to testify about using illegal drugs during his cycling career. but authorities have now given him a two-week extension. his testimony means his lifetime ban from sports could be reduced to just eight years. but his legal problems are far from over. a promotions company is suing him today for $12 million. >>> and singer chris brown made a brief court appearance in l.a., amid questions about whether he performed required community service. and sitting close by, none other than rihanna, who brown was convicted of assaulting in 2009. she blew him a
of a sense of honor. investigators believe behind the smile is a burning hatred for the lapd which he called corrupt and racist. his battle began with 2006 shortly after he became a cop, when he says that he witnessed a female officer using excessive force. for years he appealed the decisions. sources say that he recently snapped after exhausting all avenues to get his good name back. >> you're always on duty when you're a cop. >> reporter: she's dorner's former girlfriend. >> it's scary situation. i have the phone on 911 when i open the door to my apartment. who's next? you don't know. i don't see a peaceful resolve or ending in the situation because he committed so many heinous acts at this point. >> reporter: dorner said that he's going to use every bit of his training to kill police, he said that he's prepared to die and george, my sources say, believe him. >> reporter: brad garrett joins us now from washington. we learned so much. we know that the car is in the ravine, some tracks there. but this is like finding a needle in a haystack at this point. >> it is, george. hopefully, they hav
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